War and relief in serendipity June 9th 2005 After spending two and a half weeks in Delhi, describing Colombo as a ‘breath of fresh air’ is the very definition of an understatement …I’d go for a hurricane of rose scented rapture!
Walking down Colombo’s main thoroughfare on a Sunday among the early afternoon promenade, dumbstruck by men and women openly holding hands and smiling. After spending the previous half-year amongst a bill ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka The Sinhalese arrived in Sri Lanka late in the 6th century B.C., probably from northern India. Buddhism was introduced beginning in about the mid-third century B.C., and a great civilization developed at the cities of Anuradhapura (kingdom from circa... ... read more